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Congo’s Supreme Court Confirms Kabila’s Election Victory

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Supreme Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo has upheld President Joseph Kabila’s victory in a contested election. The court announced Friday that Mr. Kabila won close to 49 percent of the November 28 vote and that the opposition failed to prove its allegations of election irregularities. Earlier Friday, leaders from Africa’s Great Lakes […]

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African Regional Bloc Backs Kabila Re-Election in Disputed Poll

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders from Africa’s Great Lakes region have welcomed the re-election of Congolese President Joseph Kabila in a disputed poll. The 11-member International Conference on the Great Lakes Region issued a statement Friday congratulating Mr. Kabila on his win. The bloc also urged opposition parties who have challenged the results to accept them and work toward […]

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